Introduction: The Mexican Communist Left appears after the bloody week of Barcelona in May 1937. It comes from a leftist split from Trotskyism against Trotsky’s politics of entryism in the socialist or “workers” parties. In the United States, the League of Revolutionary Workers was born in 1935. Hugo Oehler is the most famous figure […]
An article published in the journal ‘Invariance’ in 1969, outlining the left-communist opposition to bourgeois democracy. Originally intended to be part of a much larger work, which was never completed.
A 1906 work in which Luxemburg argues for the importance of the mass strike in overthrowing capitalism.
A 1900 text in which Luxemburg argues in favour of revolution against the reformist tactics of Bernstein.
A 1917 polemic written on the eve of the Russian Revolution against reformism, arguing for the destruction of the bourgeois state and the establishment of the dictatorship of the proletariat. I have also included the 1918 review of the book by Bukharin, stressing the left-communist implications of Lenin’s work.
1952 pamphlet in which Bordiga attacks the obsession with activism and argues for the importance of theoretical struggle.
A 1919 text outlining the relation of the communist party to the workers councils or Soviets.